Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for Web Services skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Web Services over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Web Services
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 72 23
Rank change year-on-year +27 -49 +16
Contract jobs citing Web Services 51 90 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.57% 3.75% 6.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.15% 13.29% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 62 112
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +36.00% -6.02%
10th Percentile £237 £270 £263
90th Percentile £550 £500 £563
North East median daily rate £350 £425 £300
% change year-on-year -17.65% +41.67% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - £20.15

Web Services is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 281 677 443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 30.71% 28.23% 29.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 470 290
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.25% -10.11% +8.84%
10th Percentile £292 £275 £268
90th Percentile £547 £500 £588
North East median daily rate £400 £360 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 22 4
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £45.00 £28.25 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.29% +6.60% -11.67%
10th Percentile £16.50 £26.60 £19.03
90th Percentile £47.76 £36.00 £27.70
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £28.00 £17.64
% change year-on-year +60.71% +58.78% -41.22%

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Web Services as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Tyne and Wear

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Web Services in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Tyne and Wear

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Tyne and Wear

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Tyne and Wear

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +26 46 £363 -14.71% 6
Sunderland +7 5 £275 -4.35%
Web Services
North East

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 31 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (45.10%) Scrum
3 21 (41.18%) Java
3 21 (41.18%) JSON
3 21 (41.18%) Open Source
4 20 (39.22%) RESTful
5 16 (31.37%) Linux
6 15 (29.41%) Finance
6 15 (29.41%) Selenium
7 14 (27.45%) Kanban
8 13 (25.49%) SOAP
9 11 (21.57%) Scala
9 11 (21.57%) Jenkins
10 10 (19.61%) XML
10 10 (19.61%) CSS
10 10 (19.61%) Oracle
11 9 (17.65%) Python
11 9 (17.65%) Test Automation
11 9 (17.65%) Waterfall
11 9 (17.65%) User Experience
12 8 (15.69%) Docker
12 8 (15.69%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (15.69%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (15.69%) Oracle Database
12 8 (15.69%) Puppet
12 8 (15.69%) Test Scripting
12 8 (15.69%) Spring
12 8 (15.69%) Middleware
12 8 (15.69%) TDD
12 8 (15.69%) HTML

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (11.76%) Confluence
2 5 (9.80%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.92%) CMS
3 2 (3.92%) JBoss
3 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.96%) GeoServer
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) IaaS
1 3 (5.88%) PaaS
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.92%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (3.92%) Serverless
3 1 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) FTP
2 1 (1.96%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) MySQL
1 8 (15.69%) Oracle Database
2 7 (13.73%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
3 6 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (11.76%) MongoDB
3 6 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 6 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.96%) GIS
Development Applications
1 15 (29.41%) Selenium
2 11 (21.57%) Jenkins
3 7 (13.73%) JIRA
3 7 (13.73%) SoapUI
4 6 (11.76%) Visual Studio
5 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
5 5 (9.80%) Subversion
6 4 (7.84%) WebDriver
7 3 (5.88%) Hudson
8 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.92%) Jasmine
8 2 (3.92%) Protractor
8 2 (3.92%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.96%) Maven
General
1 15 (29.41%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Analyst
2 12 (23.53%) Developer
3 11 (21.57%) Business Analyst
4 9 (17.65%) Architect
5 7 (13.73%) Technical Leader
5 7 (13.73%) Technical Support
6 6 (11.76%) Digital Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) Digital Architect
6 6 (11.76%) Digital Business Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 6 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (9.80%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (9.80%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (9.80%) Technical Test Analyst
7 5 (9.80%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) iOS Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.92%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Technical Architect
9 2 (3.92%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (41.18%) JSON
2 20 (39.22%) RESTful
3 13 (25.49%) SOAP
4 10 (19.61%) CSS
4 10 (19.61%) XML
5 8 (15.69%) HTML
5 8 (15.69%) Middleware
5 8 (15.69%) Spring
6 7 (13.73%) REST
7 6 (11.76%) .NET
7 6 (11.76%) Ajax
7 6 (11.76%) CSS3
7 6 (11.76%) Django
7 6 (11.76%) HTML5
8 4 (7.84%) iOS SDK
9 3 (5.88%) XSD
9 3 (5.88%) XSLT
10 2 (3.92%) jQuery
10 2 (3.92%) OpenLayers
11 1 (1.96%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) User Experience
2 7 (13.73%) CMDB
3 5 (9.80%) Smartphone
4 4 (7.84%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.92%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (3.92%) NHS
5 2 (3.92%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (31.37%) Linux
2 4 (7.84%) Android
2 4 (7.84%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (45.10%) Scrum
3 21 (41.18%) Open Source
4 14 (27.45%) Kanban
5 9 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 9 (17.65%) Waterfall
6 8 (15.69%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (15.69%) TDD
6 8 (15.69%) Test Scripting
7 7 (13.73%) Change Management
7 7 (13.73%) High Availability
7 7 (13.73%) Identity Access Management
7 7 (13.73%) ITIL
7 7 (13.73%) Project Management
8 6 (11.76%) Configuration Management
8 6 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (11.76%) Feasibility Study
8 6 (11.76%) OWASP
8 6 (11.76%) Prototyping
8 6 (11.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (41.18%) Java
2 11 (21.57%) Scala
3 9 (17.65%) Python
4 7 (13.73%) Groovy
5 6 (11.76%) Ruby
6 5 (9.80%) VB.NET
7 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
7 4 (7.84%) Objective-C
8 3 (5.88%) SQL
9 1 (1.96%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.92%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) QA
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) Docker
2 6 (11.76%) LXC
3 1 (1.96%) GeoWebCache
3 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (15.69%) Puppet
2 2 (3.92%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Oracle
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) OpenText
3 2 (3.92%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.96%) Google
4 1 (1.96%) IBM
4 1 (1.96%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.96%) TIBCO